RE: what is the data dictionary?

  • From: <Joel.Patterson@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <wbfergus@xxxxxxxxx>, <TESTAJ3@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2009 10:23:20 -0400

My brother purchased a clone of an Apple.  It was called an Orange.    I
always thought that was pretty clever.  (early eighties) :-)


Joel Patterson 
Database Administrator 
904 727-2546 


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[mailto:oracle-l-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Bill Ferguson
Sent: Tuesday, September 22, 2009 9:57 AM
To: TESTAJ3@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Cc: Richard.Goulet@xxxxxxxxxxx; Martin Berger; ORACLE-L;
Subject: Re: what is the data dictionary?


You young whipper-snappers! 


By cracky, I remember having to start on an old Osborne 1 'sewing
machine' computer. Z-80 (8 bit) processor, 16kb of RAM, 62 column screen
(had to scroll the screen to read a whole line), and 72KB single-sided


I was in heaven when some bright, enterprising soul discovered that we
could simply flip the floppies over cut a new read-write notch on the
other side and cut my floppy consumption in half!



-- Bill Ferguson


On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 6:45 AM, <TESTAJ3@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

I had 2 of those, never ran oracle on them though, ran dos and
coherent(old flavor of unix that would run on a 80286).  Had the math
co-processor, 80287, made spreadsheet run quicker :) 


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